From Roswell to China: UFO disrupts air traffic in east China UPDATEby Cherlyn Gardner Strong on Jul. 08, 2010, under General Paranormal, Life, UFO News, UFOs
On the anniversary of the report of the NM Roswell Crash:
As reported by Xinhua News:UFO disrupts air traffic in east China
HANGZHOU, July 8 (Xinhua) — An unidentified flying object disrupted air traffic over Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province, late Wednesday, the municipal government said Thursday. Xiaoshan Airport was closed after the UFO was detected at around 9 p.m. and some flights were rerouted to airports in Ningbo and Wuxi cities, said an airport spokesman.
The airport had resumed operations and more details would be revealed after an investigation, he said.
Editor: Han Jingjing
UPDATE 1:56PM 7/8/2010
Information about the UFO sighting have been released, including eyewitness accounts.
Around 9:00 pm last night, the UFO was detected by control tower officers. Incoming flights were instructed to land at nearby airports in Ningbo and Wuxi, causing flight delays for passengers in the air.
Control tower officers detected the unidentified flying object with long-range visual instruments. They immediately ordered several incoming flights to land at airports in neighboring Ningbo and Wuxi, delaying passengers for nearly four hours, the report said.They used radar to monitor the position of the object
Persons on the ground in surrounding areas also saw the object in the sky. Reports varied between witnesses viewing bright, blinking or sparkling spots in the sky.
Hangzou resident Jia Xiaoying stated to the Global Times: “I saw an extremely bright spot very high up in the sky around 8 pm. The yellow spot immediately slid through the sky and disappeared within a second.”
A government source stated that it could have been a private airplane, but police and other agencies in China continue to investigate.